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It seems the folks working the late shift at the EPA made a few changes to their published numbers just before the federal Car Allowance Rebate System - CARS (a.k.a. "Cash-for-Clunkers") program went into effect last week. The sweetening $3,500 and $4,500 incentives are available to consumers who trade-in 1984 or newer vehicles with a combined fuel economy average of 18 miles-per-gallon, or less in exchange for more fuel efficient transportation (22 mpg or better in the combined cycle).